This Day In History
Huber family will be laid to rest Sunday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A family will be laid to rest this Sunday after their small plane crash.
Action News confronts panhandling family about breaking the law
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- You called in with complaints about panhandlers and within minutes Action News showed up. Camera rolling and microphone in hand, we asked them if they knew they were breaking the law.
Everbank to lay off 300 employees
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- EverBank is laying off about 300 employees starting in February.
Searching for new medical examiner
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. --Action News cameras were the only ones rolling as top law enforcement leaders met to figure out who should be our area's medical examiner.
UNF student at center of gun fight pleased with ruling
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A day after the 1st District Court of Appeal overturned the University of North Florida's policy regarding weapons in vehicles, the plaintiff in the lawsuit said she was pleased with the ruling.
UF Health Northside hospital closer to reality
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has been given preliminary approval for a new 92-bed hospital on the Northside.
Clouds and a bit of rain
JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- Grab a sweater or a jacket.
New concern for bus stop beating victim
GLEN ST. MARY, Fla. -- There is new fallout from a bus stop beat-down Action News reported a couple of weeks ago.
Councilman proposes 'game-changing' plan to help downtown
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Turning one-way streets into two-way streets downtown is something one city leader said may be the key to jump-starting downtown redevelopment.
Local recycling businesses surviving changes to law
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Piles of copper and aluminum wire were once easy targets for thieves.
Prosecutor: no domestic charges against Zimmerman
MIAMI (AP) -- Prosecutors say they will not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after his girlfriend said in a sworn statement she did not want to pursue the case.
Baby rushed to hospital, found unresponsive at Westside home
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Emergency crews rushed a 5-month-old girl to the hospital. She was found unresponsive in her bedroom.
Local sheriff's office to hold goat auction
CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- The Clay County Sheriff's Office will auction off two goats at a public auction on Thursday at 10 a.m.
Funeral service set for Destiny Dyal
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- Funeral service are set for a local teen killed in a crash.
Duval County graduation rates best in district history
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Duval County is making strides when it comes to gradation rates. The district is now at 72.1 percent -- the highest rate in district history.
Parachute team to perform at Jaguars game
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There will be some aerial excitement at the Jaguars game against the Titans later this month.
Local health department offering free dental screenings
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The health clinic in St. Johns County is offering you and your child free dental screenings through Jan. 6.
Man killed by St. Johns County deputies identified
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Deputies say one man is dead after a shooting at a home on Katnack Road near Dixie Highway.
Holiday open house event to be held at Castillo de San Marcos
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The Castillo de San Marcos is inviting you to attend the holiday open house on Saturday.
Channel 12 meteorologist Tim Deegan pleads no contest to DUI charge
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The meteorologist for Channel 12, Tim Deegan, will be on probation for the next year after he pleaded no contest to a charge of driving under the influence.
UNF makes top 100 best-value public school list
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The University of North Florida is one of the best-value public colleges across the country, according to a Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
Putnam county man accused of robbing two stores
PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- A man is in the Putnam County jail, accused of robbing two Kangaroo stores in Palatka.
Boy suspended for kissing girl at school
DENVER -- The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment.
Memories of Mandela from UNF's Nancy Soderberg
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- As the world pauses to remember Nelson Mandela, UNF professor Nancy Soderberg shares her unique tie to the former South African president.
Video shows woman glued to Home Depot toilet seat
ATLANTA -- A north Georgia woman says she wants answers after an apparent prank in a restroom left her with serious injuries.
Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year
NEW YORK — Pope Francis has been selected by Time magazine as the Person of the Year
Mandela ceremony interpreter deemed a 'fake'
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake.
Officer hits pedestrian near I-95
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A person was sent the hospital after a Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer in a patrol car struck the pedestrian walking near downtown. That person has non-life threatening injuries, according to police.
School name change debate sparks verbal attack
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A war hero, a slave dealer and even a civil rights leader. Everyone at Tuesday's town hall meeting had their own idea of who Nathan Bedford Forrest really was.
Appeals court overturns UNF gun ban
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled a local university overstepped its bounds when it forbade students from storing weapons in their vehicles on campus.
Police looking for pawn store robbery suspect
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police just revealed the surveillance video from an attempted burglary of a local pawn shop.
Salvation Army of Clay County may add credit card readers to kettle collections
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- The Salvation Army of Clay County may soon implement credit card readers during its next kettle season not only to keep up with the times but to protect against thefts.
Orange Park parade set for Dec. 20
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- The town of Orange Park has announced plans for this year's holiday parade. The annual Santa parade will be held on Friday, Dec. 20.
FOP elects new officers
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Election results are in for the Fraternal Order of Police. |
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Former bus driver gets 20 years for attacking child
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A former JTA bus driver will spend the next 20 years in prison for attacking a child on his bus in 2010.
Bill being considered would allow neighborhoods to prohibit solicitation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's a move designed to make neighborhoods more safe. City council is mulling over a new bill designed to restrict door-to-door sales in neighborhoods.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- More like December with gusty winds.
Still no answers in Orange Park murder
ORANGE PARK, Fla.-- The love for murdered mother, Jillian Berrios continues to burn bright, as hope for finding her killer dims.
Deputies seek accused drug seller
BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. -- The Bradford County Sheriff's Office says it is seeking a man who is accused of dealing cocaine.
New program offers free door to door healthcare
JACKSONVILLE Fla.-- Jackson Baltazar studies communication at Edward Waters College. While he may be on top of his schoolwork, his health, not so much.
Radio communication gives new insight into plane crash
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Radio transmissions between the pilot and the tower at Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport are giving new insight into the final moments before the small plane crashed in a retention pond in an Arlington neighborhood Sunday.
Man sought in robbery at local smoke shop
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are looking for the man who robbed a smoke shop Thursday afternoon.
Injured bald eagle rescued in Alachua County
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- An injured bald eagle is on the road to recovery.
Punt, pass and kick competition at EverBank Field
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars and the NFL are hosting the punt, pass and kick team championships.
Local roofing company fined thousands for safety violations
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The North Florida Roofing & Repair has to pay thousands of dollars worth of fines for not following proper safety rules.
Families of crime victims call for justice
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Families of crime victims whose cases remain unsolved are protesting outside the Duval County Courthouse.
St. Johns County Fire Rescue recognizes two fire rescue leaders
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- St. Johns County Fire Rescue is honoring two of their leaders for this year.
Thief takes off with cancer patients’ holiday gifts
BENICIA, Calif. -- Benicia police are looking for the thief who broke into several vehicles Monday morning, taking off with a load of gifts intended for the families of two cancer patients from one of those cars.
Get your child's picture taken with Santa for free
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A few local libraries are giving you the opportunity to have your child's picture taken with Santa for the holidays!
George Zimmerman's girlfriend recants domestic violence allegations
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- WFTV Channel 9 has learned George Zimmerman's girlfriend wants the court to lift the no-contact order against him.
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